Mary Lamanna Grassi, a resident of Shasta Lake City, Shasta County, passed away on January 15, 2012 at her home, following a short illness. She was 85 years old.

Mary was born in Mount Shasta, California on August 21, 1926. She moved to Shasta County from Mount Shasta in 2005.

Mary was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, jazz music and shopping.

Survivors include her nieces, Marie Barnes and Roberta Reali; and nephew, James (and Tina) Lamanna.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, John Grassi; daughter, Mary Jane Grassi; brother, Tom Lamanna; and sisters, Frances Bagley and Louise Kirk.

A private service will be held. Entombment is at Mt. Shasta Memorial Park.

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Arrangements are in the care of Mt. Shasta Memorial Chapel.